Awards: page 3

Four students in business suits pose with their glass trophy from an ethics case competition

Four Warrington students win first place, best 11 teams from across Florida in CFA Societies Ethics Challenge

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Four students from the University of Florida Warrington College of Business took home a first-place win at the CFA® Societies of Florida Ethics Challenge hosted February 7 at Florida A&M University’s School of Business & Industry in Tallahassee, Florida. The team came out on top after competing against teams from across Florida’s universities, including Bethune Cookman University, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Florida A&M University, Florida Gulf Coast University, Florida Memorial University, Florida State University, Rollins College, Stetson University,

Michelle Helmer and John Laibson

Two Warrington staff honored with Superior Accomplishment Award

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Warrington College of Business is proud to announce Michelle Helmer and John Laibson as winners of University of Florida Superior Accomplishment Awards in Division 3. The Superior Accomplishment Awards recognize UF staff members who contribute outstanding and meritorious service, efficiency and/or economy, or to the quality of life provided to students and employees. Staff are nominated by their peers. Michelle Helmer is Director of Outreach Programs in Warrington’s Entrepreneurship and Innovation Center. She has worked at

Dr. Klodiana Lanaj

Warrington management professor named among 30 thinkers to watch

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Dr. Klodiana Lanaj, Martin L. Schaffel Professor in the University of Florida Warrington College of Business’ Department of Management, was named among a list of 30 worldwide thinkers to watch in the coming year as a member of Thinkers50 Radar Class of 2020. Thinkers50 Radar is produced annually and features the top 30 emerging management and business thinkers whose ideas are likely to make lasting contributions to how organizations are managed and led. Thinkers50 Radar brings an

Betty Zhou

Management PhD alumna honored with Rising Star designation

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Warrington College of Business management Ph.D. alumna and current assistant professor at the University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management Le “Betty” Zhou was named an Association for Psychological Science (APS) Rising Star. The APS Rising Star designation is presented to outstanding APS members in the earliest stages of their research career post-Ph.D. Drawing its name from an Observer editorial series that featured exemplars of the exciting work being done by the field’s newest researchers, the designation

Six students stand with awards alongside two international programs directors

Six Warrington students honored by UF International Center

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Six students from the Warrington College of Business received Outstanding International Student Awards from the University of Florida International Center on November 19. The Outstanding International Student Award recognizes international students who not only meet exemplary academic achievement, but also a wide range of accomplishments and contributions. Warrington’s recipients for 2019 are: Yiduo Shao (Ph.D. ’22): Shao, originally from Shenyang, China, is a Ph.D. candidate in the department of management. She earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology

Yihao Liu and Joyce Bono hold their awards from Personnel Psychology

Management professor wins award for best article on how ‘managerial derailment’ affects women more than men

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Dr. Joyce Bono, W.A. McGriff, III Professor, received the 2017 Best Article Award from Personnel Psychology for a paper titled, “Dropped on the way to the top: Gender and managerial derailment.” The Best Article Award is designed to recognize individuals that have made extraordinary contributions to Personnel Psychology through their scholarship and the impact that scholarship has made on the industry. Personnel Psychology published 21 papers in 2017, three of which the Best Article Award Committee selected as finalists

Nicolette Duong

Master of International Business alumna selected for UF Hall of Fame

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Master of International Business alumna Nicolette Duong was inducted into the University of Florida Hall of Fame this spring. Since 1921, the UF Hall of Fame has recognized seniors and graduate students who have consistently demonstrated an outstanding commitment to improving the University of Florida through campus and community involvement, participation in organized campus activities and scholastic achievement. It is one of the most prestigious honors awarded to students by the Division of Student Affairs at the

Pablo Garces and Brian De Souza with their first place $25,000 check at the Big Idea Competition.

Carbon emissions tracking app wins $25,000 in Big Idea Competition

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – LiveGreen won first place at the 2019 Big Idea Gator Business Plan Competition. Led by CEO and Co-Founder Brian De Souza and CTO and Co-Founder Pablo Garces, LiveGreen is a mobile platform that empowers people to reduce their carbon footprint so they can be part of the solution to end climate change in one generation. LiveGreen does so by allowing people to track, reduce and offset their daily emissions. Through LiveGreen’s proprietary database, the platform makes it easy

Nick Ramos and Chris Salinas

UF MBA Full-Time students named to Poets & Quants’ Best & Brightest MBAs: Class of 2019

UF MBA Full-Time students Nick Ramos and Chris Salinas were named to Poets & Quants’ Class of 2019 Best & Brightest MBAs. Read more about why Nick and Chris chose UF MBA, how they’ve transformed throughout the UF MBA process, where they’ll be working after graduating this spring and more from Poets & Quants.

Jay Ritter

Warrington finance faculty member named UF Research Foundation Professor

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Dr. Jay Ritter, Joe B. Cordell Eminent Scholar Chair, was one of 32 faculty members at the University of Florida to be named a UF Research Foundation (UFRF) Professor for 2019-2022. The recognition goes to faculty who have a distinguished current record of research and a strong research agenda that is likely to lead to continuing distinction in their fields. “The UFRF Professorships recognize our most innovative and productive faculty, the best examples of researchers and scholars